Sayana Ser (Documentation Centre of Cambodia)

Sayana Ser has worked at the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) since her senior year of high school, starting as a volunteer. She was leading the outreach project of DC-Cam. Ms. Ser also works on Genocide Memorial and Cham Community Culture Preservation and Development Projects and assists the editing, rehearsal, production and organization of local and provincial tours of plays such as Searching for the Truth, Breaking the Silence, Unspoken Words, and Lost Loves. In 2007, she interned at the Department of Conscience at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and at Voice of America Radio in Washington D.C., USA. She graduated from the National University of Management with a B.A. in accounting and finance and an M.Sc. in leisure, tourism, and environment from Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

Prior to joining this project as Research Associate, Sayana had been with Extraordinary Chamber in The Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) or the Khmer Rouge Tribunal (KRT) for a year as a consultant of witnesses and experts. She support the appearance of witnesses before the judicial bodies of the ECCC. Before ECCC, she was with ELKEN International, as senior executive and manager, Training & Development from 2013 to 2016.

She translated “The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank”, is a book of the writings from the Dutch language diary kept by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The diary has since been published in more than 60 languages.

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